meaning of make

1. A companion; a mate; often, a husband or a wife.
To cause to exist; to bring into being; to form; to produce; to frame; to fashion; to create.
To form of materials; to cause to exist in a certain form; to construct; to fabricate.
To produce, as something artificial, unnatural, or false; -- often with up; as, to make up a story.
To bring about; to bring forward; to be the cause or agent of; to effect, do, perform, or execute; -- often used with a noun to form a phrase equivalent to the simple verb that corresponds to such noun; as, to make complaint, for to complain; to make record of, for to record; to make abode, for to abide, etc.
To execute with the requisite formalities; as, to make a bill, note, will, deed, etc.
To gain, as the result of ones efforts; to get, as profit; to make acquisition of; to have accrue or happen to one; as, to make a large profit; to make an error; to make a loss; to make money.
To find, as the result of calculation or computation; to ascertain by enumeration; to find the number or amount of, by reckoning, weighing, measurement, and the like; as, he made the distance of; to travel over; as, the ship makes ten knots an hour; he made the distance in one day.
To put a desired or desirable condition; to cause to thrive.
To cause to be or become; to put into a given state verb, or adjective; to constitute; as, to make known; to make public; to make fast.
To cause to appear to be; to constitute subjectively; to esteem, suppose, or represent.
To require; to constrain; to compel; to force; to cause; to occasion; -- followed by a noun or pronoun and infinitive.
To become; to be, or to be capable of being, changed or fashioned into; to do the part or office of; to furnish the material for; as, he will make a good musician; sweet cider makes sour vinegar; wool makes warm clothing.
To compose, as parts, ingredients, or materials; to constitute; to form; to amount to.
To be engaged or concerned in.
To reach; to attain; to arrive at or in sight of.
To act in a certain manner; to have to do; to manage; to interfere; to be active; -- often in the phrase to meddle or make.
To proceed; to tend; to move; to go; as, he made toward home; the tiger made at the sportsmen.
To tend; to contribute; to have effect; -- with for or against; as, it makes for his advantage.
To increase; to augment; to accrue.
To compose verses; to write poetry; to versify.
Structure, texture, constitution of parts; construction; shape; form.
Make tool> The Unix tool to automate the recompilation, linking etc. of programs, taking account of the interdependencies of modules and their modification times. Make reads instructions from a "makefile" which specifies a set of targets to be built, the files they depend on and the commands to execute in order to produce them. Most C systems come with a make. There is also one produce by GNU. ["Make - A Program for Maintaining Computer Programs", A. I. Feldman, TR No 57, Bell Labs Apr 1977].

Related Words

make | make over | make pass | make peace | make possible | make pure | make relaxed | make sense | make sure | make unnecessary | make up | make up ones mind | make vibrant sounds | make water | make way | make whoopie | make-belief | make-believe | make-game | make-peace | make-up | make-work | makebate | maked | makedoc | makedonija | makeless | makeover | maker | maker interchange format |

Developed & Maintained By

Treasure Words